The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 61 60 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.62% 1.08% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 5.32% 7.69% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate
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£205 £188 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
94 104 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.69% 14.04% 11.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 27
Average daily rate £300 £250 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £188 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
XenApp
East of England

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Cambridgeshire region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Cambridgeshire region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -6 5 £205 +9.33% 2
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
XenApp
East of England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp.

1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
4 12 (66.67%) VMware
5 10 (55.56%) DHCP
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 8 (44.44%) SCCM
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) SCOM
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (27.78%) XenServer
9 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
10 4 (22.22%) WSUS
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (22.22%) PKI
10 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
10 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 10 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DHCP
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 3 (16.67%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
1 7 (38.89%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Wintel Support
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Design Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
1 4 (22.22%) PKI
1 4 (22.22%) Clustering
1 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 3 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
1 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) MCSE
1 3 (16.67%) MCSA
1 3 (16.67%) CCA
1 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) XenServer
4 5 (27.78%) XenDesktop
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (16.67%) vSphere
7 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) SCOM
3 4 (22.22%) WSUS
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (22.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 3 (16.67%) Mercator
6 2 (11.11%) AppSense
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) Lotus
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco